Sonya York Obituary

Sonya  York
Sonya York

June 5, 1933 - August 30, 2020
Born in South Bend, IN
Resided in Elgin, Illinois


Sonya York, age 87, of Elgin, Illinois, passed away on August 30, 2020 at her home. She was the beloved wife of Arthur York for 66 years. She was born on June 5, 1933 to the late Amos and the late Beatrice (Sorwick) Lapp.

Sonya and Arthur met on a blind date in 1952 where they were then married in 1954 and started a family shortly after. A loving mother to Kevin (Lisa) York of Geneva, IL; Keith (Holly) York of Elgin, IL; Brian (Linda) York of West Chicago, IL; Kathleen (Michael) Beth of Sturgeon Bay, WI; and Michael (Diane) York of DeKalb, IL. A fond grandmother of 18 grandchildren, a great grandmother to 9 and an aunt to 5.

Sonya is preceded in death by two brothers, John and Ken.

Sonya was a Registered Nurse for many years at St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin. Her and Arthur spent many summers at the Smokey Mountains where they enjoyed the nature and wildlife together.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Alzheimers Research

There will be a memorial service at a later date.

Arrangements by DuPage Cremations, Ltd. and Memorial Chapel (630) 293-5200



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